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09:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

OTTAWA, May 29, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day of United Nations...


May 28, 2020, 08:07 ET CHEMEON® Surface Technology Supports Society of Women Engineers - Sierra Nevada Section "Night of the S.T.E.M. Stars"

Dr. Madylon Meiling recognizes the importance of science and technology in our world today, and especially the value that women engineers play in...


May 28, 2020, 06:00 ET Face masks and period pads: Why both must be considered necessities in a pandemic

Global children's rights and humanitarian organization launches a new report: Periods in a Pandemic TORONTO, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ - To mark Menstrual...


May 28, 2020, 05:15 ET COVID-19: A Quebec survey on financial health finds that adults under 35 and women are at highest risk

MONTREAL, May 28, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Raymond Chabot's Counsellors in Financial Recovery and Licensed Insolvency Trustees have released the results...


May 27, 2020, 17:48 ET Media Advisory - Governor General to Participate in Virtual Round Table entitled Women's Leadership in the COVID-19 Response to Protect Every Woman and Every Child

OTTAWA, May 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will participate in a round-table event...


May 25, 2020, 15:18 ET Equal by 30 Anniversary - A Call for More Equality and Diversity in the Clean Energy Sector

OTTAWA, May 25, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today marked the second anniversary of the Equal...


May 21, 2020, 13:22 ET HighJump Honors Global Supply Chain Leaders

HighJump, part of Körber, the global supply chain technology leader from software to materials handling automation, announced its customer...


May 20, 2020, 13:01 ET Governor General Announces the Appointment of a New Chief Herald of Canada

OTTAWA, May 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, announced the appointment of Dr....


May 20, 2020, 10:05 ET Minister of Labour recognizes outstanding employment equity employers

OTTAWA, May 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour, announced the 2019 annual Employment Equity Achievement Award...


May 20, 2020, 08:54 ET Formal Complaint Filed on the Ground of Systemic Discrimination and Racial Profiling by the SPVM: Another Case Too Many

WENDAKE, QC, May 20, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Following the official filing of a complaint with the Commission des droits de la personne et de la jeunesse ...


May 16, 2020, 12:00 ET Minister Ng announces more support for women entrepreneurs amid COVID-19

OTTAWA, May 16, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadian women entrepreneurs are key to our economic success as a country, and they make invaluable contributions to our ...


May 13, 2020, 18:23 ET Media Advisory - GGconversations with Hayley Wickenheiser

OTTAWA, May 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will host a virtual conversation with...


May 13, 2020, 13:00 ET Axon Public Safety Canada Announces Partnership with British Columbia Women in Law Enforcement

Axon (Nasdaq: AAXN), the global leader in connected law enforcement technologies, and its subsidiary Axon Public Safety Canada, Inc., today announced ...


May 13, 2020, 11:45 ET Falling through the cracks, report: Women and minority business founders hit harder by economic impact of COVID-19

Media availability: Nancy Wilson, CEO and Founder, CanWCC Isaac Olowolafe Jr., Founder Dream Legacy Foundation Full Report: canwcc.ca/covid-survey...


May 08, 2020, 08:48 ET Statement - Ministers MacAulay and Sajjan mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe (V-E) Day

OTTAWA, May 8, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, and the...


May 08, 2020, 06:00 ET Canada Post honours the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day

Two stories of Canadians mark the defeat of the Nazi regime. OTTAWA, May 8, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada Post unveiled two stamps honouring every Canadian who ...


May 06, 2020, 00:01 ET Annual IBM List Celebrates Global Women Leaders Shaping the Future of Artificial Intelligence

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today at its Think Digital conference unveiled its list of Women Leaders in AI, recognizing 35 exceptional female business leaders...


May 04, 2020, 10:48 ET Statement from Minister Monsef and Minister Charest on support for women's shelters and centres for victims of sexual and domestic violence in Quebec during the COVID‑19 pandemic

OTTAWA, May 4, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Canada's Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, and...


May 04, 2020, 07:00 ET Oncolytics Biotech® to Present Clinical Findings of Pelareorep-Induced Immune Response in Breast Tumors at the ESMO Breast Cancer Virtual Meeting

Oncolytics Biotech® Inc. (NASDAQ: ONCY) (TSX: ONC), currently developing pelareorep, an intravenously delivered immuno-oncolytic virus, today...


May 04, 2020, 06:00 ET Regal ideas Inc. donates microwaves to Atira Women's Resource Society in support of Feed The Fight

DELTA, BC, May 4, 2020 /CNW/ - Regal ideas Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of Aluminum railing systems has sourced and donated 100 microwaves...


Apr 30, 2020, 10:22 ET Sara Kopamees interviews Kathleen Wynne for Canadian Industry magazine

KITCHENER, ON, April 30, 2020 /CNW/ - Interactive publishers Industry Media recently announced the latest issue of Canadian Industry Online (CIO)...


Apr 29, 2020, 06:00 ET Canada Post honours the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day

Two stories of Canadians mark the defeat of the Nazi regime. OTTAWA, April 29, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada Post unveiled two stamps honouring every Canadian...


Apr 28, 2020, 06:30 ET District Ventures Capital Invests in Premama Wellness

TORONTO, April 28, 2020 /CNW/ - District Ventures Capital ("District Ventures") announced today it has closed an equity investment with Premama...


Apr 21, 2020, 12:20 ET Achievers Receives Employer Awards: Top 50 Best Workplaces™ in Canada, Best Workplaces™ for Women, and Best Workplaces™ for Inclusion

Achievers, the progressive choice for employee voice and recognition solutions that accelerate a culture of performance, announced today that it has...


Apr 16, 2020, 07:00 ET Health Canada approves an extended indication for KISQALI® (ribociclib) in combination treatment

Breast cancer is the most common female cancer in Canada.1 Advanced breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in women 20-59 years old.2,3...